The people behind the
great ideas at MWE.
Debra Oster, CPA - Director
Debbie started with MWE in 1978 while attending Hofstra University and has been here ever since. In addition to her client responsibilities, she is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the department, advising the firm on current developments, implementing new firm practices and procedures, and acting as the liaison with the IT department regarding tax processing software and electronic filing. She was actively involved in the firm’s transition to a "paperless" environment. She is also a member of the firm's Best Practices Committee.
Debbie services a diverse client base in various industries including, Real Estate, Manufacturing and High Net Worth Individuals.
In addition to receiving her Bachelor’s Degree from Hofstra, Debbie also has a Master’s in Taxation from CW Post and was awarded her CPA in 1982. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and on the Board of Directors for both the Inwood Country Club and her Condo Association.
- December 17, 20192020 Q1 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers
Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the first quarter of 2020.Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you.
- December 10, 20193 last-minute tips that may help trim your tax bill
If you’re starting to fret about your 2019 tax bill, there’s good news — you may still have time to reduce your liability.Three strategies are available that may help you cut your taxes before year-end, including:
- September 6, 2019Expenses that teachers can and can’t deduct on their tax returns
As teachers head back for a new school year, they often pay for various expenses for which they don’t receive reimbursement.Fortunately, they may be able to deduct them on their tax returns.
- April 16, 2019Deducting business meal expenses under today’s tax rules
In the course of operating your business, you probably spend time and money “wining and dining” current or potential customers, vendors and employees.What can you deduct on your tax return for these expenses?
- February 28, 2019What Is a 1099 Form and Who Gets One?